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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 -- Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability but the vast majority of strokes are preventable, according to a new study. Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk ...

Are 90% of strokes avoidable? . . . and other stories

90% of strokes avoidable?A global survey of risk factors for stroke across 188 countries during 1990-2013 concludes that more than 90% of the burden from strokes is attributable to modifiable risk... ...

Strokes increasingly affect young adults ages 25-44

Body: Although most people believe that strokes only happen to the elderly, a new feature from Kaiser Health News follows the story of a young woman in her 30s who suffered a stroke and explores ...

Nine out of 10 strokes preventable if people follow 10 health rules – out of 10 strokes preventable if people follow 10 health in 10 strokes are preventable if people follow 10 health rules, a major study has shown. Although ...

Study: More than 90 percent of strokes are preventable

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death globally, but it turns out a vast majority of them could be prevented, according to findings published July 15 in the British journal The Lancet.  

How a nurse's smart phone could prevent stroke

One in four strokes – Australia's second largest cause of death and disability – is caused by atrial fibrillation (AF) or irregular heartbeat. Those strokes will be often larger, more severe and w...

Blood pressure in the elderly: How low is too low?

A recent publication in a fine peer-reviewed medical journal of the SPRINT study proved that lowering our blood pressure to the old target of 120/80 or less led to fewer heart attacks, strokes, and ki...

Contrary to cliché, the elderly will take medical risks given enough benefits

We know that the elderly are risk averse when it comes to their finances, but until now few studies have looked at how the elderly judge medical treatment risks, an increasingly vital issue.

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Isolated Cerebellar Ischemic Strokes Revealing Giant Cell Arteritis in an Elderly Adult.

Cathepsin A-related arteriopathy with strokes and leukoencephalopathy (CARASAL).

To characterize the clinical and MRI features of 2 families with adult-onset dominant leukoencephalopathy and strokes and identify the underlying genetic cause.

Information and communication technology and health of the elderly.

New technologies offer many advantages, especially in terms of animation in elderly care homes. Consoles and digital tablets used without any medical implication were the subject of a literature revie...

Cryptogenic Strokes and Patent Foramen Ovales: What's The Right Treatment?

More than 25% of all ischemic strokes per year are cryptogenic; that is their cause is not determined after an appropriate evaluation. In 1988 it was reported that the incidence of a patent foramen ov...

Super-aging and social security for the most elderly in China.

This article is dedicated to an under-researched area, the demographic development and social welfare for the most elderly (aged ≥80 years) in The People's Republic of China. Based on national censu...

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